Winston Preparatory School NY

126 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011-0100
Tel: (646)638-2705
Grades: 4-12 | 235 students
Winston Preparatory School is a co-ed day school for 4th through 12th grade students with learning differences such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, expressive or receptive language disorders and executive functioning problems.
Our mission is to facilitate the independence of individuals with learning difficulties through assessment driven individualized education, research and outreach. Our unique educational program for middle and upper school students with learningdesigned to develop essential skills and challenge his or her strengths. This is our sixteenth year of our highly successful "Focus Program," in which each student receives a daily period of one-to-one instruction concentrating on his or her greatest area of need.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 4-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based Learning Differences, Dyslexia, Non-verbal learning disabilities, Executive Functioning
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 235 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Winston Preparatory School NY Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Michelle Bramlett Rolfe
Admissions Associate Medry Rodriguez


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime, Manga, Comics and Cartoons, Art in the City, Chess club, Choir, Community service, Cooking, Dance Fitness, Digital Photography, Documentary filmmaking, Drawing and painting, Fencing, Film studies, Flag Football (HS), GLOW (Gay Lesbian or Whatever), Gardening, JAM Band, Knitting Club, Ping-Pong club, Puzzles Club, Sports in American Culture, Student government, Tai Chi Chuan, The Fashion Flip, Video Gaming, Weight training, Wrestling club, Yearbook, Yoga Chess club, Choir, Cooking, Dance Fitness, Fencing, Film studies, Gardening, JAM Band, Knitting Club, Ping-Pong club, Puzzles Club, Tai Chi Chuan, Video Gaming, Wrestling club, Yearbook, Yoga, Anime, Manga, Comics and Cartoons,
Art in the City,
Community service,
Digital Photography,
Documentary filmmaking,
Drawing and painting,
Flag Football (HS),
GLOW (Gay Lesbian or Whatever),
Sports in American Culture,
Student government,
The Fashion Flip,
Weight training,

School Notes

  • Educational programs at WPS center on facilitating the independence of students with learning difficulties through assessment driven individualized education. To achieve this mission, Winston`s curriculum focuses on skill-based learning with an underlying emphasis on social-emotional growth.  Small classes of 8-12 students help to create a comfortable learning environment and facilitate the individualization of course work. At the high school level, students with appropriate levels of skill mastery may participate in college courses. Ninety percent of graduates in the last five years have been accepted to college.In addition to the New York City location, Winston Prep also has campuses in Norwalk, CT and Whippany, NJ.
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School Reviews

5.0 Stars   01/31/13
The HeadMaster, Deans, Teachers, and Support Staff are beyond amazing. My Child has been here 3 Years, and this School, and School Program has made 1000% difference in her life... I highly recommend this school for any child that has Learning Differences. As a Parent, You are as Important as well. There is no other school like it in New York City...
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